Also, Lights, Gallows, Slow Club
Also, Erykah Badu, Andre Williams, Animals & Men and others
So much more than a "poet of the mundane"
20 Musicians We Will Miss R.I.P.
King Louie's Missing MonumentsGood morning. We know there is quite possibly some tryptophan in your future, and we're here to help. Because a Thursday night is a terrible thing to waste, especially sitting on the couch in the company your television set. New Orleans quartet King Louie's Miss ... More >>
Matt Popieluch (Big Search, Foreign Born, Fool's Gold) writes on his favorite solo projects.Guest blogger Matt Popieluch is not only the lead singer in Foreign Born and riddim guitarist for Fool's Gold, but an "artist gone rogue" in his own right. He's celebrating the release of the debut alb ... More >>
[UPDATE, 3:56 pm: Preston Jones of DFW.com reports: "Just got off the phone with Ardent Studios founder John Fry, who confirmed that former Big Star bassist Andy Hummel has died after a two-year battle with cancer. He was 59. Services are scheduled for Wednesday."] Only months after the unexpecte ... More >>
Just give up. Do it.Mark "Frosty" McNeil will be spinning at "GIVE UP -- stop dancing and cry...," dublab's regular "dj's-on-a -bummer" night at the Hyperion Tavern this coming Sunday, March 21st. WCS interviewed him this week about this peculiar event. What is "Give Up"? Give Up is an expl ... More >>
SXSW Stories: Psychedelic guitarsmith Imaad Wasif talks about playi
We just received confirmation of this. More forthcoming. UPDATE: From the Memphis Commercial Appeal paper, from Chilton's beloved hometown: Pop hitmaker, cult hero, and Memphis rock iconoclast Alex Chilton has died. The singer and guitarist, best known as a member of '60s pop-soul act the Box Top ... More >>
The main thing that the major labels have going for them, and why even the most battle-scarred of them has more "value" than budding minor labels, is due to their combined back catalog. During the fat times of the 1960s, 70s and 80s, the labels weren't just selling records but buying other labels ... More >>
Rockboy Ben Kweller phones home
Hanson busts out
Loren Mazzacane Connors, ax hero
Alex Chilton’s song of the South
Rockin' Off the Wall